Gov. Kemp Extends Public Health Emergency, renews COVID-19 Restrictions

Press release from the office of Gov. Brian Kemp

Public Health Emergency extended through Christmas and New Year

Atlanta, GA – On November 30, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed Executive Order and Executive Order, extending Georgia’s Public Health State of Emergency until January 8, 2021, and extending current COVID-19 restrictions.

Executive Order also includes changes that allow nurses and pharmacists to administer the pending COVID-19 vaccine, including in a drive-thru setting, and permits any nurse or pharmacist to observe patients for the requisite 15 minute window after receiving the vaccine.

Both Orders take effect at midnight, Dec. 1, 2020 at 12:00 AM. Executive Order runs through December 15 at 11:59 PM. The Governor’s executive orders are available to be read here.

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